Linux's difficulty with names

Posted on Tuesday, December 27 2005 @ 21:06 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
There are a number of things preventing Windows users from moving en masse to Linux. While the naming of applications is probably not a make-or-break issue when considering a new operating system, it is a legitimate consideration. This is the case because many of the names chosen for Linux programs are downright confusing, and the last thing desktop Linux needs right now is to make the transition from Windows or the acquisition of new users any harder than it has to be.

Read on over at XYZ Computing.

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